April 16, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/26/2014

"My dream is for it to become a household name like rather than Ziploc, it's Snuppet."

-- Janie Allen

The executives at Glad headquarters in Oakland, Calif., have no idea there's a 42-year-old mother of three in St. Petersburg who sits at her sewing machine dreaming of taking them down.

Well, maybe not taking them down exactly, but she does want to win over their customers with her reusable snack bags that double as hand puppets. She calls them Snuppets and thinks the idea is promising enough she has had the name trademarked.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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